Ault father hopes for son’s recovery

GREELEY – The plan was simple: Chase the snow. But the idea behind it was even simpler – Sean Girard wanted to spend time with his son, Travis. The two took one of those trips together every year –...

DATE: July 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver DA to seek death penalty

DENVER – Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against the man accused of brutally killing five people at a bar during a robbery last fall, a case that involves testimony from a federal...

DATE: July 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Proposal addresses pollution at Ariz. Navajo coal plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants haze-causing nitrogen oxide emissions reduced by 84 percent at a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation, but a group meeting...

DATE: July 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. lawmakers to examine parole supervision

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers will question prison officials about how they’re supervising inmates on parole in light of cases where former inmates slipped out of monitoring bracelets, including a...

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. spending heavily to market coming health-insurance exchange

DENVER – They’re at festivals, libraries, churches and health fairs. They’re on TV and radio, in English and Spanish. They’re not trying to sell you health insurance. They’re just trying to help...

DATE: July 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. attorney general blasts gay-marriage ban

SANTA FE – New Mexico Attorney General Gary King told the state’s highest court on Monday that a prohibition on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. In written arguments filed with the court,...

DATE: July 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Amid higher bike-theft rate, Denver urges registration

DENVER (AP) – Denver police are encouraging city dwellers to register their bicycles with the department so detectives can more quickly reunite stolen bikes with their owners through their serial...

DATE: July 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado seeks healing from movie massacre

AURORA – Some recited the names of the dead. Some did good deeds for their neighbors. And some practiced yoga, walked through nature, or simply talked. Coloradans embraced ways to heal Saturday as...

DATE: July 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Drowning vulture rehabilitated, released OLATHE – A wildlife rescue group in Olathe says they have rehabilitated and released a vulture that was saved from drowning earlier this month. A man...

DATE: July 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A year after shootings, Holmes still an enigma

DENVER – His face was hidden behind a gas mask, and he was costumed from head to toe in a police-style helmet, black cargo pants and black vest. He was such an improbable sight, standing at the...

DATE: July 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Have Aurora, Newtown affected screen violence?

NEW YORK – It was a year ago last week that the sickening sound of gunfire rang out at a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora. The mass shooting reverberated painfully in...

DATE: July 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hunting drones a no, no, FAA says

WASHINGTON – People who fire guns at drones are endangering the public and property and could be prosecuted or fined, the Federal Aviation Administration warned Friday. The FAA released a statement...

DATE: July 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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